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  • n. A piece of apparel to protect the front of the lower leg (the shin). Usually worn when playing sports.


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  • In short, there is no need for any cautions & the substitution may proceed as requested 2. This is the text book (casu quo, law book) example : the interpretation section of the LOTG state that 'hitting the ball with a thrown object (boot, shinguard, etc.) counts as an infringement.'

    You are the Ref: Tim Howard, Everton

  • She was making a bigger fuss than she'd ever made over a soccer boo-boo, and her coach told me that when he went to straighten her leg to get her shinguard off, she screamed.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • Eric Byrnes, left, ran into the shinguard of Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek and never touched home plate in Game 3 of the ALDS. - The drama's been great, but often the play has not

  • I'm sort of a blend of MY acolyte, lobbist, defender, and shinguard against verbal ripping, but I think (without looking it up) these eight games are his worst streak ever in the majors.

    Lone Star Ball

  • Regarding some of the less savoury aspects of the series, have you forgotten Gary Bergman being kicked so hard by a Russian player that the blade split his shinguard in half and tore open his lower leg?

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Gonzalez threw home, but the ball kicked off catcher Ryan Hanigan's shinguard for a throwing error as Johnson scored and Escobar took third.

    Cincinnati.Com - All Local News

  • Buchanan's first pitch got past catcher Jordan Fuller, hitting Fuller's shinguard and careening near the Central dugout.

    news | LD |

  • Daniel Cabrera bounces a fastball off Jesus Flores 'shinguard and Rasmus takes third.

    Federal Baseball

  • I especially like this part: "Man I go crazy on the beat, I go nimrod/man I act a ass, treat the beat like a hemorrhoid/man I got to work on a beat, call it employed/man I kicks it, bitch get your shinguard."

    The L Magazine - New York City's Local Event and Arts & Culture Guide

  • So, whilst browsing through the vast amount of products available on SoccerPro's comprehensive website, I came to the shinguard section and selected a pair of Nike T90 Air Maximus shin guards

    Soccer Blogs - latest posts


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